Microsoft loses second appeal in Word patent case

By Jos
Mar 12, 2010
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  1. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,537   +858

    In one instance I can think of, they've (M$) have actually done this. Mark Rossinoivich, wrote a program called "Rootkit Revealer", in response to Sony's deployment of rootkits in CDs as part of a DRM strategy. This was available as freeware, along with several other diagnostic programs. A few months later after the Sony incident, "Rootkit Revealer" became available at M$ downloads! I don't know the backstory, or if this is the exception that proves the rule. But, Mark's site was linked to directly M$, so both parties had to know what's going. on. Or maybe they now do in fact, now "own" Mark.

    Note 1; I'm not going to attermpt typing "Rossinovich twice. (Whoops I just did).
  2. Serag

    Serag TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 179

    lol @ TomSEA
    And I reckon this is nothing for Microsoft, such loss is merely nothing to them :D
  3. Yoda8232

    Yoda8232 Newcomer, in training Posts: 145

    i4i must be a really happy company to get $290 million dollars, wow.
  4. Neojt

    Neojt TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 137   +9

    There that will teach them to steal stuff.. but then again isint that how Microsoft got started..
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